If you are signed up, you would have come here via the monthly email. There you'd have read my terrible, but enthusiastic, poem and seen this months storytime: my very favourite christmas story.
If you would like to explore Christmas inspired stories further, my awesome friend, Hollie has put together a lovely advent option: The 'Goddess Inspired Advent', is a weekly story telling (audio with images), emailled out to you - starting this Monday. Each email includes further suggestions for ways you can celebrate.
The very bestest ever calandars for 2019 can be found here. They are the artworks of my sister. I am particularly fond of her Daisy Cartoon, that I'll be adding a Daisy Zine and sticker to the next 5 orders. AND!!! all orders of the book via my website before Dec 18th will also get a spine tingling Christmas bonus!
These are the things that have caught my eye this last month:
This short piece explores the concept of 'quality time'
This post discusses breech birth at home and the importance of autonomy. This year I heard a wonderful story of an unexpected breech birth at home. All was well and the mother commented that it was good not knowing, as there was no time to overthink it. She believed all was well, and so it was. She trusted her care provider and felt respected, as did her partner. They were relaxed, calm and accepting of the process.
The What Women Want Campaign, with the facebook pages:
#WhatWomenWant and #safemotherhood4all
Where women are sharing images of themselves holding sign stating what they want with maternity care. Our voices are powerful - especially when we come together in chorus.
With Summer here, you may be wanting some tips on coping with the heat whilst pregnant or you may be wondering about alcohol and breastfeeding:
Summer Pregnancy - Keeping your cool
The Australian Breastfeeding Association guide to Breastfeeding and alcohol
Below, you can listen to a song - Summer Time, but not as you know it. Recorded in a moment of complete unabandonment, captured at the point of it's creation, in anticipation of my first time attending the Wise Women Gathering,
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